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Tag: Department of Psychology

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Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

New research from psychologists at NC State and two other universities finds at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence. 

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Oct 21, 2019

Darn You, R2! When Do We Blame Robots?

New research from NC State psychologists shows people are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous. 

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Sep 27, 2019

Putting Human Experience on the Map

Using data from wearable sensors, doctoral student Garrett Millar (Psychology '16) creates interactive visualizations that explore the spatial side of stress. 

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Sep 9, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Megan Wong

Psychology major Megan Wong spent a semester studying abroad in Oxford, United Kingdom. Learn more about her experience. 

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Aug 14, 2019

‘Growth Mindset’ Intervention Boosts Confidence and Persistence in Entrepreneurship Students

Research from NC State psychologist Jeni Burnette finds that low-cost classroom intervention aimed at fostering a growth mindset gives students more confidence in their entrepreneurship abilities. 

Oct 20, 2016

Study Examines Student Involvement in Racial Justice Movements

A new study finds that women college students are more active than men in racial justice movements — and that what drives Black students to engage is different from what drives Latino students. 

Mar 17, 2016

Adam Meade Named Head of Psychology Department at NC State

Psychology Professor Adam W. Meade has been named head of the Department of Psychology at NC State, effective July 1, 2016. He will step into the role held by Doug Gillan for the last ten years. Gillan is returning to the faculty.